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Job Title: React Native Developer

Job Description

Job Title: React Native Developer

Reports to: Director of Technology and CEO

Location: Cork

This role profile is a guide to the work you will initially be required to undertake. It may be changed from time to time to incorporate changing circumstances. It does not form part of your contract of employment.

Overall Purpose of the Role

We provide businesses with a leading-edge healthy eating management system for their employees. Our system is supported by both web & mobile based software systems. We are seeking an experienced React Native developer to join our team in Cork and lead the development of our innovative mobile applications.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing business where your expertise and innovative ideas are welcomed and actively encouraged. You will have an opportunity to make a real difference in a business focussed on making people’s lives healthier.

Our mobile app is written in React Native, with both Android and iOS versions. The ideal candidate has experience with both React Native and general Android and/or iOS development.

You will be working with a team of expert nutritionists and a business analyst who define the requirements for the application. It will be your responsibility to design elegant user interfaces and produce working prototypes that can be demonstrated to the team prior to developing the application.

Our existing Web development team are responsible for building the API that the mobile application consumes, it will be your responsibility to define the endpoints necessary for the app and to work closely with that team.

We use an agile development methodology with regular Scrum meetings and fortnightly sprints. You will be responsible for sprint planning your work using story points.

Company Description

Food Choice at Work is a sector leading, scientifically proven, technology-led healthy eating management system for employees. Backed by leading research, technology and a vision dedicated to improving employee health, they have developed a unique healthy eating methodology to improve employees’ dietary patterns and health. This is all achieved whilst offering employers a significant return on investment through reduced levels of obesity and absenteeism and increased productivity. This spin-out company from University College Cork has been recently accredited as a High Potential Start-up with Enterprise Ireland and has received the award for the ‘Best Revenue Generating Company’ in Gateway, UCC in 2017. The ultimate ambition of Food Choice at Work is to be a leading international technology-based company that is focused on promoting a healthy diet for employees.

Key Accountabilities

Person Specification
  • Corporate alignment – Aligns team to the business
  • Results orientation – Goes the extra mile
  • Responding to customers – Takes personal responsibility
  • Integrity – Acts on values and beliefs
  • Working together for the business – Keeps people informed
  • Holding others accountable – Sets performance standards
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript and React Native is essential
  • Strong working knowledge with RESTful APIs
  • Experience in an agile based environment
  • Ability to interpret requirements and quickly turn them into prototypes
  • Ability to present prototypes and take onboard feedback
  • Experience of native Android and/or iOS development
  • Good to have – HTML5, CSS3, JSON
  • An interest in health and an interest in digital health
Key Contacts and Working Relationships
  • Director of Technology
  • CEO
  • Product Owner
  • Development Team
  • Clients
  • Food Choice at Work Site Leaders
Equipment Requirements
  • Laptop
  • Mobile

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a young, fast paced, expanding company with excellent career progression potential. Please submit your CV to